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Qatar Petroleum Changes Name to Reflect 'Broader Strategy'

Oct 11, 2021

Qatar changed the name of its state-owned oil and gas firm to Qatar Energy from Qatar Petroleum to reflect what it said was a broader strategy but said it had no plans to sell assets to raise funds as other Gulf state producers have.'We have plenty of cash,' Chief Executive Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday, indicating the Qatari firm would not follow in the footsteps of Gulf rivals that have sold assets…

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Beach Energy has completed work on the Kupe compression project in New Zealand, which will allow for the gas plant, which had seen declining production in recent years, to produce at full rate from the Kupe offshore gas field…

Oil Prices Hit a Fresh Three-year High on Supply Deficit Concerns

Oct 15, 2021

Oil prices hit a fresh three-year high on Friday, climbing above $85 a barrel on forecasts of a supply deficit over the next few months as rocketing gas and coal prices stoke a switch to oil products.Brent crude futures were up 80 cents, or 0…

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Oct 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Bounty Oil and Gas has agreed to farm into four oil-prone offshore licenses in Western Australia, owned by Coastal Oil and Gas.Bounty will acquire a 25% stake in licenses EP  475, EP 490, EP 491 and TP 27 (collectively…

Wearing Men's PPE Puts Women Working Offshore at Risk, Red Wing Says

Oct 14, 2021

Personal protective equipment provider Red Wing has said that giving female workers men's PPE puts women at risk, and has called for the North Sea offshore industry to close the gender PPE gap and improve the safety of women’s kit.According to Red Wing…

Beach Energy Hires Wood for Trefoil Development FEED (Australia)

Oct 13, 2021

Wood, a UK-based provider of consultancy and engineering services to the international offshore energy industry, has secured two Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts to support Beach Energy’s Trefoil field development opportunity in the Bass Basin…

Offshore Wind: Xodus Names Country Manager, Sets Up Shop in Japan

Oct 11, 2021

Xodus, a UK-based energy sector consultancy, has engaged a country manager and opened its first Asian office in Japan, eyeing work in the country's growing offshore wind industry.'Having previously delivered a range of projects in Japan, Xodus…

Asia LNG Price Jumps by 40% to Record High

Oct 06, 2021

Asia liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot prices surged by 40% to a record high of over $56 per million British thermal units (mmBtu) on Wednesday, amid a global energy crunch and low gas inventories.Price agency S&P Global Platts' Japan-Korea-Marker (JKM)…

Petronas' FLNG Satu Delivers 50th LNG Cargo

Oct 05, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas firm Petronas said Tuesday its floating LNG Unit Satu had delivered its 50th LNG cargo.'The milestone cargo was successfully loaded on September 25, 2021, onto the Seri Cemara LNG carrier operated by MISC Berhad for shipment to Taiwan…

Petrofac Eyes Refinancing as It Faces $240M Bribery Fine

Oct 04, 2021

British oil services group Petrofac said it is looking at refinancing options including debt and fresh equity as it faces a possible $240 million fine from a London court.Petrofac decided to plead guilty to seven charges after a four-year Serious…

Petrofac Bribery Case Sentencing Delayed

Oct 01, 2021

The sentencing in a London court of British oil services group Petrofac over charges that it failed to prevent bribery in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE has been postponed to Monday, a court spokesperson said in an email.Petrofac had said it…

Offshore Wind: Japanese Firms KCS, MOL In Cable Laying Collab

Oct 01, 2021

Japanese subsea cable laying firm Kokusai Cable Ship (KCS) and the shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the operation of cable-laying ships to meet the increasing demand for the installation of power cables…

Australia Sets Aside $180M for Carbon Capture Projects

Sep 30, 2021

The Australian government on Thursday committed to provide A$250 million ($180 million) in grants to support the development of carbon capture, use, and storage (CCUS) projects, part of a broader technology push to help cut carbon emissions…

Qatar Strikes Long-Term LNG Supply Deal with China's CNOOC

Sep 30, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed a long-term LNG sales deal with China's CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).QP will supply of 3.5 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to CNOOC over a 15-year period starting January 2022…

CNOOC Makes Large Oil Discovery in China's Bohai Bay

Sep 30, 2021

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Thursday it had made a 'large-sized' discovery at Kenli 10-2 site in Bohai Bay, offshore China.The Kenli 10-2 oilfield is located in Laizhou Bay Sag in Southern Bohai Bay, with an average water depth of about 15…

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China Looks to Lock in US LNG as Energy Crunch Raises Concerns

China Looks to Lock in US LNG as Energy Crunch Raises Concerns

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

New Kupe Compressor to 'Allow Us to Suck Harder on the Straw,' NZOG CEO Says

Oil Prices Hit a Fresh Three-year High on Supply Deficit Concerns

Oil Prices Hit a Fresh Three-year High on Supply Deficit Concerns

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Bounty Farms Into Coastal's Cerberus Project, Off W. Australia. Drilling Planned for 2022

Wearing Men's PPE Puts Women Working Offshore at Risk, Red Wing Says

Wearing Men's PPE Puts Women Working Offshore at Risk, Red Wing Says

Oil Rises on IEA Demand Forecast

Oil Rises on IEA Demand Forecast

BP to Buy All Oil Produced from Cliff Head Offshore Field (Australia)

BP to Buy All Oil Produced from Cliff Head Offshore Field (Australia)
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